"Fascinating yet sobering, this volume highlights the important role that social and political causes of poverty and poor living conditions, beyond the presence of infectious pathogens themselves, play in disease epidemics and high mortality."--Megan A. Perry, editor of Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East "Hutchinson effectively argues that disease is not … Continue reading Disease and Discrimination
An Interview with Daniel L. Schafer author of Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator “A visit to Kingsley Plantation… convinced me that this was a topic of national and international importance that had somehow escaped scholarly attention.’” – Daniel L. Schafer DANIEL L. SCHAFER Professor of History Emeritus and … Continue reading The Intriguing, Paradoxical Zephaniah Kingsley Jr.: Q&A with Daniel Schafer
If it were a Hollywood movie, it'd be unbelievable: African-born princess captured, survives middle passage, sold into slavery in Florida, falls in love with plantation owner, inherits plantation and becomes slave owner. Paperback edition just arrived in the warehouse!